United Nations Global Compact (UNGC)

“VIYELLATEX group - a member of the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) has had an article published in the UNGC International Yearbook 2011.

In 2009 VIYELLATEX group became a signatory of the UNGC. Ever since, Chairman, VIYELLATEX group, Mr. David Hasanat had been invited to speak at the United Nations General Assembly - Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) Private Sector Forum in New York. He was selected as a private sector and civil society representative from Bangladesh.

This year Mr. David Hasanat was again invited to speak at the Global Business Partnership Forum which focused on climate change at the Fourth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries in Istanbul. The Chairman spoke on climate change and development.

Being a member of the UNGC VIYELLATEX group prepares UNGC’s Communication on Progress (COP) report which we have submitted for the past two years. This report shows our progress on Human Rights, Labor Standards, Environment and Anti Corruption.

The company is leading member of the CSR platform in Bangladesh known as CSR Centre, who is also affiliated with the UNGC.

We have been actively pursuing the 10 principles set forth by the UNGC and in future will provide continual support to the UNGC in all their activities.

UNGC Link : http://www.unglobalcompact.org/participant/10027-VIYELLATEX-group